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Pakistan cement producers turn to Afghan coal

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement factories in north Pakistan have mostly switched to using a mix of coal sourced from Afghanistan and other countries as record-high world markets are making imports too expensive for the sector to maintain its profitability. Northern players are currently using 70 per cent Afghan coal and are considering adding 20 per cent more local coal to the mix, reports The News International. “Afghan coal gave a sufficient buffer to cement companies that gave them room to keep their margin...